- 3 years of experience in leading the RFP/I/Q process for a solutions focused organization
- 3 years of experience in negotiating SOW terms, conditions and SLAs
- A solutions focused sourcing background in Indirect Sourcing (candidates whose backgrounds are commodity / direct sourcing focused are not a fit.
Working with general supervision, the Senior Category Manager, Procurement is responsible for sourcing and vetting vendors, negotiating contracts and presenting vendor engagement opportunities to key decision makers in the assigned organization. This position interacts with a manager several times a week, perhaps daily, to receive guidance and feedback. Many non-routine activities will require manager’s advanced approval.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Proactively source, qualify, negotiate and present vendor engagement opportunities to the key decision makers in an assigned business unit
Ensure the success of vendor engagement from Quality, Fulfillment, Cost perspectives
Collaborate with team members across Supply Chain and within the assigned business unit
Participate in Supply Chain / Procurement projects as required
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelors degree with a regionally accredited program or 4+ years relevant work experience
0-3 years of related experience or 4+ years for educational equivalency
Must be available to work after hours and weekends as needed